Agriculture Scholarships

Scholarships open to students majoring in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, and other related fields.

National Corn Growers Association Photo Contest
Sponsor: National Corn Growers Association
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: November 30, 2019
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States. Applicant must submit a photo that helps to tell the story of farming field corn in America. Participants can submit photos in the following categories: Scenery/Landscape, The Farm Family Lifestyle, Growing Field Corn, Farming Challenges, SHP’s Conservation, Corn, and Little Farmers.

AQHA Scholarships
Sponsor: American Quarter Horse Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are AQHA members. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to students studying veterinary medicine.

NCGA William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship
Sponsor: National Corn Growers Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students entering at least their second undergraduate year at an accredited junior college, college or university and pursing a degree in agriculture, agribusiness, or an Ag vocation field. Applicant must be a NCGA member or son/daughter of an NCGA member.

SOY Scholarship
Sponsor: American Soybean Association
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA who are children or grandchildren of a current ASA member. Applicant must plan to declare agriculture (or a discipline in the school of Agriculture) as an area of study at an accredited college or university of their choosing.

UnitedAg Scholarship
Sponsor: UnitedAg
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals affiliated with a UnitedAg member company either as a child or grandchild of an employee who will be enrolled anytime during the 2020-2021 academic year. Scholarship is open to students of all majors.

Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship
Sponsor: National Pork Producers Council
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students in a two-year swine program or four-year college of agriculture and a U.S. citizen.

Marsha Martin Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Texas Farm Credit
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: January 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are members of FFA or 4H, plan to pursue an agriculture-related college degree, and reside in Texas Farm Credit’s 100-county territory.

Ohio Soybean Council Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Ohio Soybean Council
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students at an Ohio college or university who are studying in a science or agricultural field.

Sprinkler Supply Store Scholarship
Sponsor: Sprinkler Supply Store
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in horticulture programs, plant sciences, or other related fields.

Ag Day Essay Contest
Sponsor: Agriculture Council of America
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 9 through 12 in the 2019-2020 school year who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must submit a written or video essay on a given topic related to agriculture.

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program
Sponsor: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to U.S. citizens who have at least a 3.0 GPA and are accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. Applicant must study agriculture, food, natural resource science, or other related academic disciplines.

GCFM Scholarships
Sponsor: The Garden Club Federation of Maine
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to current college students who are legal residents of Maine and majoring in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Conservation, Forestry, Botany, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Environmental Concerns, Ecology, Land Management and other garden-related fields.

Allen A. and Dorothy Belle Dickey Scholarship
Sponsor: Wyoming Community Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduates of Weston County (Wyoming) high schools and GED recipients of Weston County who wish to attend a Wyoming community college or the University of Wyoming. Preference will go to those pursuing degrees in agriculture and nursing, but all areas of study are considered.

Robert Hunter Swadley Horticulture Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who will be entering an accredited college or university located in the United States as a Freshman with a major in horticulture. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen residing in the state of California.

Truman D. Picard Scholarship
Sponsor: Intertribal Timber Council
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: March 13, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are Native American and pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources.

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